Saint Louis Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Saint Louis

  • 1. Gateway Arch

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Arch is beautiful to see and fun to go up in for a view of the city from 600 feet high. There is a lot to do so arrive early and avoid lines. We got there around 9:00 AM, did the ride up the Arch,...

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  • 2. Boat Rides on the Mississippi

    We took the Tom Sawyer paddlewheel boat ride as part of our visit to the Gateway Arch. It was great for taking photos of the city and Arch from the river Plus we gained a lot of insight about the...

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  • 3. Saint Louis Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The St. Louis Zoo is in a beautiful setting with lots of great animal exhibits. I especially like the penguins! Admission for the zoo is free, rides on the train, movies and special exhibits cost...

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  • 4. Union Station

    3 out of 5 stars

    A well done job transformed an old and useless train station in a commercial complex. The old style was preserved, and all the area was embellished. The big lake is refreshing, and, when I went there,...

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  • 5. Grant's Farm.

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Grant's farm is an amazing place where the family can take an outdoor afternoon to walk around and enjoy the grounds. There are performing acts at certain stages along the way to enjoy. There are...

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  • 6. Anheuser-Busch Brewery

    At the end of the tour, you are delivered to the "Hospitality Room", where you are offered free pretzels and beer. The bar at the back had about 20 beers on tap, and you are allowed to sample two....

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  • 7. Old Courthouse

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Old Courthouse is part of the National Park Service's Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, and is significant for it's part in the Dred Scott Decision (which stated that, since slaves were...

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  • 8. Riverboat Gambling

    A cultural reference to most people in the entire world, this mythic river showed me the emptiness of downtown. Two closed boat (during the day), one in each side, were transformed in casinos, waiting...

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  • 9. Forest Park/Jewel Box

    This small enclosed glass structure is amazing inside--but it today (Aug 2011) has many fewer plants, and most are trees. Something happened, probably ran out of funds to support the maintenance, so...

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  • 10. Missouri Botanical Garden

    5 out of 5 stars

    The gardens offer a variety of flowers, trees, and shrubs in specific garden areas that will awe visitors. Be sure to allow plenty of time to stroll the gardens in order to really appreciate it. Tthe...

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  • 11. Saint Louis Art Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The museum offers a wide variety of art and sits atop a hill with a fantastic view of the Forest Park area (former World's Fair setting). We liked strolling through the exhibits which are very diverse...

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  • 12. Laclede's Landing

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Laclede's is a revitalized historical area of St. Louis. Pick up the map of the area to stroll the streets and learn the history of the buildings. Plus stop into one of its many eateries and...

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  • 13. Neighborhoods

    St. Louis was once one of the largest cities in the country. Although the metropolitan area has more people than before, the city itself, though, has decline to about 1/3 of its height at about 1960....

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  • 14. Kids Stuff

    The City Museum is one of St. Louis' most interesting attractions. Local artists have taken recycled materials to create a museum out of the old Brown Shoe factory. The museum is more of a gigantic...

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  • 15. Missouri History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The exhibit on the 1904 World’s Fair also known as the Louisiana Purchase is terrific. The concept of this massive project and how it all came together is beautifully done. It was fun and exciting to...

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  • 16. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the park and museum complex along the Mississippi River downtown that includes the Gateway Arch (see tip on that). It has a large park along the waterfront and one can go into the museum...

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  • 17. Scott Joplin House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Saved from demolition and opened to the public in 1991, the Scott Joplin House was the birthplace for the music of "The Entertainer" and the music for the 1904 World's Fair, despite the fact his music...

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  • 18. Soulard

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Soulard is the pub district in St Louis. You'll find lot great pubs starting from Mcguirks to Mollys. This is also where the annual Mardi Gras celebration is held. The month of February they would...

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  • 19. Other Museums

    It’s, for sure, the craziest museum I ever saw, but it rivals with Science Museum, in London, as the liveliest. Imagination and freedom merge in the use of recycled materials, to compose a place...

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  • 20. Cathedral of St. Louis

    5 out of 5 stars

    The Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, formerly the Cathedral of Saint Louis, and colloquially the Old Cathedral, was the first cathedral west of the Mississippi River and until 1845 the only...

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  • 21. Sports in St. Louis

    The sheer loyalty for a baseball team is hard to imagine, but nearly the whole city takes pride in the team. Now that a new stadium is built, the old one seems passe, but it really held a lot of...

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  • 22. The Loop

    4 out of 5 stars

    After finding the centre of town somewhat cold and empty, this is where the city seems to live. I could only see it under the strong sun, but understood the promises for the mild nights. It surely...

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  • 23. Around Springfield

    Also in Springfield,another good idea is visit this megastore Bass Pro.Has everything for Fishing,Hunting and Outdoor Gear.Is huge,has two floors and is one of largest in all country. This is a...

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  • 24. City Museum -Wild and Crazy Museum

    The City Museum is is the most unique Museum we have ever seen. A must for kids! Occupying a seven story building it winds around with tunnels, cages, exhibits,...

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  • 25. City Museum

    This is a unique and fascinating and fun place, part museum of city artifacts, rescued pieces of old buildings that were torn down, part artwork using found...

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